Walthall County is located in south-central Mississippi. The County Seat is Tylertown and the largest city is Tylertown. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.walthall.ms.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,859 and the 2010 census population was 15,443. The land area is 403.94 square miles and there are 38.2 persons per square mile.
54.3% of the population is White, 43.7% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 74.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $85,100, there are 5,649 households, an average of 2.68 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,850, the median household income is $31,090, and 25.3% of the persons in Walthall County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,301. Retail sales (in $1000) were $124,687, and sales per capita were $8,113. The percentage of black-owned firms is 41.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33.2%.
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